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EA confirms existing games will also ditch Online Pass

Electronic Arts is dropping its unpopular Online Pass program not only for new titles, but for its existing line as well.

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How to find out where you can see your favorite movie

A little-known feature on a big-name site will tell you when and how you can watch your favorite flicks.

Google Maps gets stunning makeover for Web, enhancements to mobile

Google Maps gets an eye-popping makeover for its venerable Web interface as well as bringing improvements to its mobile apps.

Microsoft says its boxed software probably will be gone within a decade

The software giant is betting that, over the next 10 years, most people will voluntarily pay for subscriptions instead of purchasing boxed software.

Webcams that mean business: Brother's NW-1000 HD VideoCam vs. Logitech's BCC950 Conference Cam

Logitech's BCC950 ConferenceCam and Brother's NW-1000 Webcam deliver corporate-quality videoconferencing with SMB price tags.

Should you trust that report? Open-source tool can help

'Churnalism' aims to distinguish original news stories from repackaged press releases and Wikipedia articles.

Turn an RSS feed into a 'Star Wars' crawl

The aptly named StarRSS takes your favorite feeds to a galaxy far, far away. Call it the cure for the common RSS.

Review: Amara is a Web-based service that lets anyone transcribe and translate online video

Once the domain of trained professionals, Amara tries to put the process of video transcription, subtitling and translation within reach of everyone.

LinkedIn buys Pulse newsreader, no changes planned yet

Pulse’s 30 million users can breathe a collective sigh of relief--LinkedIn bought the newsreader for $90 million, but its existing services will stay the same.

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Jump-start your career! 10 essential education and job websites

We've discovered a horde of terrific online resources for online learning, job searches, and career advancement.